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[collection]TED Talks - Academic conference, Richard Saul Wurman, Harry Marks, technology, design
TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a global set of conferences owned by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, formed to disseminate "ideas worth spreading." Videos in this collection include originals in 420p quality MPEG4 16:9 aspect ratio, and a derived letter-boxed version in NTSC Standard Definition MPEG2 in a 4:3 aspect ratio that is broadcast ready. This collection contains only those TedTalks that don't contain trailing commercials...
Keywords: Ted Talks
Downloads: 461,691
[collection]The Ghost Players Collection
The Ghost Players originated with the pro ball players in the movie Field of Dreams. Since the movie’s 1989 release, they have played exhibition games, performed comedy routines, taught kids’ baseball clinics on the Field of Dreams and at ballparks around the world. The Ghost Players Collection consists of almost 60 hours and more than 6,000 clips of the Ghost Players and their travels between 1989 and 2008.
Keywords: Field of Dreams; Iowa; baseball
Downloads: 38,564
Anarchivism is an ad-hoc group of volunteer archivists who are primarily aimed at saving and preserving both digital and analog media when current methods of preservation seem lacking. Officially started in 2012 as a way to pool together projects by several individuals, the group has become a centralized haven for capturing and sharing little-known or forgotten media. This does not simply include copying files from a website, but hunting down missing entries and filling holes to create as comple...
Keywords: iptv; archiving; conference
Downloads: 104,666
[collection]Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
The Timothy Leary Archive covers forty years of lectures, TV guest appearances, performance art, talk shows, and experimental films from Timothy's personal archives. News report of the start of this collection in February 2009.
Downloads: 297,784
[collection]PBS | NPR Forum Network - PBS | NPR Forum Network
prototype for PBS | NPR Forum Network collections at The PBS | NPR Forum Network is dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in Boston and beyond. Through this online service hundreds of thousands of people worldwide listen to these talks wherever and whenever they choose...
Downloads: 122,105
[collection]Global Lives Project
The mission of the Global Lives Project is to collaboratively build a video library of human life experience that reshapes how we as both producers and viewers conceive of cultures, nations and people outside of our own communities. For more information, please visit
Keywords: globallives
Downloads: 91,488
[collection]Global Islands Project
Global Islands Project -- ongoing series of multi-media pdf-ebooks/field-recordings/films -- a pastoral, pictorial and phonic elicitation of island parameters. An intensive examination of small islands and their paradigmatic solutions to globalism... Ethnographically a shared world of historical experience -- not the romanticized and divided universe of them and us. Your feudal-world is based on mutual relief at your common corruption...
Keywords: fiji
Downloads: 20,047
[collection]Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Materials in this collection are contributed by the Northern Illinois University Library's Digital Initiatives unit. Materials include interview clips with scholars on a variety of topics relevant to American History, as well as digitized books and other documents from our Rare Books & Special Collections department.
Keywords: Northern Illinois University
Downloads: 8,054
[collection]Emersons California Bar Review - Emerson Stafford
Emerson Stafford's eight week course for preparing for the California Bar exam.
Keywords: law lectures; legal terminology; California Bar Exam; law
Downloads: 36,241
[collection]Mightyverse Commons
Mightyverse is a growing community of people who love sharing their language and exploring other cultures. We believe that language is more than grammar and vocabulary and that the phrase is the fundamental unit of language. Since we value individual expression, we have built Mightyverse so that native language speakers can contribute short videos of spoken phrases to inspire and teach people to expand what they can say in another language.  Language revitalization is a core part of our mission...
Keywords: language
Downloads: 7,540
[collection]Appalshop Archive
Appalshop is a multi-media arts and cultural center located in central Appalachia. Since its founding in 1969 Appalshop has produced media about all aspects of life in the region including coal mining, subsistence farming, crafts, labor strikes, music, storytelling, religious practices, politics, environmental activism, and Appalachian literature. The Appalshop Archive's mission is to care for and improve access to Appalshop's legacy of media production, as well as other unique collections from ...
Keywords: pbs; bluegrass; music; kentucky; appalachia
Downloads: 30,607
[collection]Jewish Women's Archive - Katrina's Jewish Voices
Katrina's Jewish Voices – An online collecting project of the Jewish Women's Archive A joint project by the Jewish Women's Archive partnered with the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) to capture the voices and experiences of members of the Jewish communities of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast communities during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. For more information, see
Keywords: Katrina; Jewish
Downloads: 36,696
[collection]Jewish Women's Archive – Weaving Women's Words
Jewish women across the country have helped shape and nurture their families, communities, and institutions, yet their contributions have often been overlooked. Weaving Women's Words, provides a collection of women's stories in their own voices with supporting documents to fill this gap. Born early in the twentieth century, and interviewed at the beginning of the 21st, our narrators lived through decades of political, social and economic upheaval, as well as dramatic changes in expectations for ...
Keywords: Oral History; Jewish Women; Jewish community
Downloads: 20,827
[collection]Academic Film Archive of North America
The mission of The Academic Film Archive of North America (AFA) is to acquire, preserve, document, and promote academic film by providing an archive, resource, and forum for continuing scholarly advancement and public exhibition. The AFA defines academic film as any film in the broad subject areas of the Humanities and Sciences which were sold into secondary school, university, and public libraries...
Downloads: 1,019,580
[collection]University of Washington Libraries
The University of Washington Libraries is among the largest academic research libraries in North America, with a collection of more than seven million cataloged volumes, six million in microform format, more than 50,000 serial titles, and several million items in audio/video/film and other formats. From this Internet Archive provided portal, you will find links to a selection of moving image media from the UW Libraries' collections...
Downloads: 14,982
[collection]Khan Academy
The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006, by Bangladeshi American educator Salman Khan. With the stated mission of "providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere", the website supplies a free online collection of more than 2,400 micro lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube teaching mathematics, history, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, economics and now computer science.
Keywords: Khan Academy; education; lessons; Salman Khan
Downloads: 3,988,871
[collection]Rutland Historical Society
The Rutland Historical Society was founded in 1969 to serve the original town of Rutland which includes the present towns of Proctor, Rutland Town, West Rutland and the City of Rutland.  Our video collection contains the Society’s award winning Historically Speaking Episodes, which includes interviews and historical pictorial material in a flexible TV magazine format. Moments in History Episodes provides brief segments chronicling Rutland’s past.  Notes From the Past focuses on political a...
Keywords: Rutland; Vermont
Downloads: 30,484
[collection]Media Burn
The Media Burn Archive contains a unique collection of 5,000 non-fiction videotapes reflecting historical, political and social reality as seen by independent producers from 1972 to 2002. It supplies a major dose of American studies, media history and electronic literacy. You are invited to enjoy this small selection of films from the Media Burn Independent Video Archive! Click to go to the webpage of the Media Burn Independent Video Archive...
Downloads: 197,524
[collection]Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies demonstrates the importance of collective storytelling and fosters a greater understanding of the Asian American experience. The emotional quality and authenticity of home movies combined with interactive media arts engagement has the power to engender and transcend notions of history and memory on greater communal and individual levels. Through Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies, the power of collective memory and media will bring to ...
Keywords: home movies; asian
Downloads: 22,438
[collection]University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
In its 120-year history, the University of Pennsylvania Museum has collected nearly one million objects, many obtained directly through its own field excavations or anthropological research. Three gallery floors feature materials from ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Bible Lands, Mesoamerica, Asia and the ancient Mediterranean World, as well as artifacts from native peoples of the Americas, Africa and Polynesia...
Downloads: 720,171
[collection]California Light and Sound - California Preservation Program
Historical moving images and audio from the California Audiovisual Preservation Project In partnership with seventy five libraries, archives and museums, the California Preservation Program provides digitization, preservation and access services for historic California audiovisual recordings. The "California Light and Sound" collection of recordings provides "glimpses and whispers" of our state's rich audiovisual heritage- there is much more to be mined and discovered...
Downloads: 254,990
[collection]Chicago Film Archives
Chicago Film Archives is a regional film archive dedicated to collecting, preserving and providing access to films that represent the Midwest. CFA incorporated in late 2003 in order to preserve and catalogue over five thousand 16mm films donated by the Chicago Public Library. Since then, CFA's collection has expanded to over fourteen thousand films of various genres and forms. In addition to collecting films by commercial, experimental and documentary filmmakers, CFA is particularly interested i...
Keywords: Chicago Film Archives; CFA; Midwest; 16mm film; 8mm film; Chicago Public Library; commercial films; experimental films; documentaries; home movies; amateur films
Downloads: 68,826
[collection]Buckminster Fuller Archive
During the last two weeks of January 1975 Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life's work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of Fuller's major inventions and discoveries from the 1927 Dymaxion house, car and bathroom, through the Wichita House, geodesic domes, and tensegrity structures, as well as the contents of Synergetics...
Keywords: Buckminster Fuller
Downloads: 62,131
[collection]Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection - Wellcome Library
The history of medicine in film The Moving Image and Sound Collection (MISC) is part of the Wellcome Library, one of the greatest specialist collections on the history of medicine and the medical humanities. The Library houses over 2.5 million items of extraordinary range and diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world. This selection of over 200 digitised videos from MISC covers all aspects of 20th century healthcare and medicine...
Keywords: medical
Downloads: 216,651
[collection]A Year At The Wheel
The people Shane and Amy Bugbee encountered all across America, every manner of character from every walk of life, were thoughtful and thinking, and they had a lot to say - much of it might be surprising. The footage contained in this collection is all of the raw footage from the entire project. These are the raw interviews as well as road footage of the couple with their dog Cheyenne and their turtle Myrtle, along with interviews and observations from their unique interview subjects, it also r...
Keywords: A Year At The Wheel; Paul Krassner; A Year At The Wheel; bugbees, shane bugbee, creatives, scholars, madmen, individuality, freedom, artistic expression, speech, the soul of faith, American Way; amy bugbee; the bugbees; suffering and celebration of life in america; Adam Curry; Aleister Crowley; Andre Hensley; Andrew Benally; Annette LaRue; anti war radio; Averse Sefira; Bishop Tau Marie; Bob Madigan; Bruce Sinofsky; Craig Newmark; Creation Museum; Dave Archer; Dennis Banks; Derrick Perkins; Devil Worship; dew drop inn; Dr. David Menton; Edwin Kagin; ely minnesota; ely mn; mn; Gene Hoglan; Grant Mitchell; Halliburton; Heather Veitch; Helen Kagin; Ian MacKaye; James Frye; James Michalopoulos; Jason Hughes; Jeff Becerra; Jeff Gaither; Joe Berlinger; Joe Hiles; Joel Peter Witkin; John G. Peeler; John Sinclair; Kernis Louviere; Long Beach Peninsula; lubbock; Mara Leveritt; Maria Roddy; Marie Tharp; Mark Byers; Mark Looy; Martin Atkins; Michale Graves; Mike Diana; Mike I; Williams; minnesota; mn; Mykee Ramen; Nathan Brinlee; old new orleans rum; Pat Jolly; Pedro Ruiz; Powell Hamlin; radio host; rair; Re; Dingler; Rhi Denissen; Rodrigo Neely; Roswell Artist-in-Residence program; Ryen McPherson; Scott Horton; Shane Ryan; Sid Yiddish; Stephen Fleming; Steve What Style; Steven Johnson Leyba; Surprise Valley Ranch; Szandora LaVey; Tammy Lanham; The Longest Walk; Tim Edwards; Timothy Wyllie; Tommy Lanham; Ugly Shyla; WEST MEMPHIS THREE; William H. McNeill; Willie Nelson Peace Research Institute; WM3
Downloads: 10,098
[collection]Fadiman Social Documentaries
Oscar nominated filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman's documentaries focus on social issues including education, women's rights, HIV prevention, and abortion. View a selection of her films here. Click for more information about Dorothy Fadiman's films. All public, educational, and government access television stations (PEG) and community media stations have permission to broadcast any of Dorothy Fadiman's films...
Downloads: 226,621
[collection]LION TV: Library Information Literacy Online Network
Welcome to LION TV, the Library Information Literacy Online Network (LION) devoted to helping you learn all about the world of Information. Content for LION TV comes from the ANimated Tutorial Sharing Project (ANTS), an international collaborative screencasting and video tutorial project. Whether you are wanting to learn how to do Research, use Google more effectively, understand what is an authoritative web site, or learn about a myriad of issues related to information (such as Privacy, Copyrig...
Keywords: LION; ANTS
Downloads: 43,830
[collection]Pankaj Oudhia
I am Pankaj Oudhia working independently as researcher and documenting Traditional Medicinal Knowledge about Herbs and Insects in India. Presently my work is focused on Medicinal Rice of Asia.
Keywords: Traditional Healing; Biodiversity Driven Drug Discovery; Medicinal Rice
Downloads: 21,222
[collection]Little People of America
[collection]Visual Communications
Visual Communications (VC) is the first non-profit organization in the nation dedicated to the honest and accurate portrayals of the Asian Pacific American peoples, communities and heritage through the media arts. The Visual Communications Archives is the repository for the records generated by and related to the history of Visual Communications. Its purpose is to document the history of the organization by  organizing, preserving, and creating access to primary materials for staff use,...
Downloads: 4,869
[collection]Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
The Model Colony History Room was established in the Ontario City Library in 1970. The room contains non-circulating materials concerning the social, economic and governmental history of Ontario and the western region of San Bernardino County. Materials available in the Model Colony History Room include: manuscripts, photographs, documents, maps, local school yearbooks, news clippings, Ontario city directories, and phone books...
Downloads: 54,750
[collection]Pierre Vallee - Global Lives Project
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Pierre Vallee, a boat pilot living in Trois Rivières in the province of Quebec, Canada.This video was produced by Karen Vanderborght, Catherine Genest, Rébecca Lavoie, Ariane Lorrain, Marianne Ploska, Patrick Pearce, and Yanie Dupont-Hébert.This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit
Keywords: global lives
Downloads: 1,940
[collection]Prakash Singh

Downloads: 533
[collection]Rael Feliciano - Global Lives Project
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rael Feliciano, a hip-hop singer and city permit inspector. He was 23 years old at the time of the shoot. Better known as Rael, Israel Feliciano was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. At the time of his GLP shoot in 2006, he was an emerging hip-hop artist who paid the bills working as a city permit inspector. Rael has been a performer since childhood, when he and his brother would break dance in the city center and at school competi...
Keywords: globallivesproject; Global Lives Project; glp; globallives
Downloads: 1,166
[collection]PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
Arts & Media programming of the PBS | NPR Forum Network see all collections of the PBS | NPR Forum Network at
Downloads: 15,760
[collection]Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
At the core of the founding of the Hoover Institution in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives are a central part of the overall mission of the Institution. By collecting rare and unique material on political, economic, and social change in the modern era; preserving it; and providing it to researchers, the library and archives provide a rich and growing knowledge base and promote and encourage scholarship and research...
Downloads: 57,288
[collection]Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
The Oakland History Room is an important center for the study of the history and current development of the East Bay. Its collection contains a wide variety of materials relating to the history of Oakland and the larger Bay Area, including books, magazines, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, sheet music, trade catalogs, and scrapbooks. Contact Information: Oakland History Room Oakland Public Library 125 14th Street Oakland, CA 94612 Telephone: (510) 238-3222 Email: ohr@oak...
Downloads: 739
[collection]Mingmar Lama - Global Lives Project
This is a 24-hour video recording of a day in the life of Mingmar Lama, a seasonal harvester of yartsa gumbu, or caterpillar fungus, and farmer. Mingmar is an on-screen participant featured in Lives in Transit from the Tsum Valley of Nepal. This video was produced by Rinzin Lama, Andrew Mahlstedt, Dawa Yakpa, Yog Shakya, Tenzin Norbu, Ravi Shrestha, Karma Ghale, Santa Bahadur Tamang, Arjun Magar, Tenzin Norbu, Thepe Tamang, Maila Tamang, Santosh, Jit Bahadur Gurung, and Kancha Tamang...
Keywords: global lives project
Downloads: 1,676
[collection]Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
The mission statement of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is to inspire wonder, discovery and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds. The Research Library has been an integral part of the Museum since it's founding in 1913, and its holdings reflect the breadth of its collections. The collection consists of materials in a variety of fields, most particularly regarding anthropology, ethnology, zoology, mineralogy, paleontology, and history – especially as it relates ...
Downloads: 844
[collection]Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center
* The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit 501 c(6) corporation and member-driven organization which gathers diverse community interests together to work on common issues that affect the region's economic health. * The Chamber is an advocate for business on issues which impact the ability of the region's businesses to be successful in a competitive marketplace. * The Chamber works to improve and promote the tourism industry of the Bishop Area...
Downloads: 932
[collection]Oakland Museum of California
The mission of the Oakland Museum of California is to inspire all Californians to create a more vibrant future for themselves and their communities. When the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) first opened its doors more than forty years ago, it brought together three historically independent disciplines—art, history, and natural sciences—under one roof. This progressive multidisciplinary approach was to celebrate the many facets of California...
Downloads: 50
[collection]Writers Guild Foundation
The collections in the Writers Guild Foundation Archive include writers from the dawn of cinema, early radio, the Golden Age of Television, and current writers for film, television, radio and new media. The archival holdings consist mainly of scripts, annotated drafts and production material, but may include oral histories, photographs, correspondence and ephemera. The archive also collects materials from Writers Guild Foundation events and Writers Guild of America West programs, awards and hist...
Downloads: 53
[collection]Allan Hancock College
Allan Hancock College is a California public community college located in northern Santa Barbara County. The college is ranked as one of the five best community colleges in California and one of the top 120 community colleges in the nation. The Library’s mission is to support all Allan Hancock College students and staff with both immediate research needs and the development of information literacy skills, to enhance lifelong learning...
Downloads: 5,514
[collection]PBS | NPR Forum Network Spirituality & Religion
Spirituality & Religion programming of the PBS | NPR Forum Network see all collections of the PBS | NPR Forum Network at
Downloads: 3,491
[collection]Ivan Montano - Global Lives Project
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia.This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz.This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience.For more information please visit
Keywords: global lives
Downloads: 1,634
[collection]Media Resources Center, University of California, Berkeley
The Media Resources Center (MRC) is the UC Berkeley Library's primary collection of materials in electronic non-print (audio and visual) formats. These formats include: videocassettes, DVDs; compact audio discs; audiocassettes; and online (streamed) audio and video. The MRC collection is intended to support the broad range of study and research interests on campus. There are particularly strong holdings in humanities and social sciences materials, as well as a broad range of general interest mat...
Downloads: 65,313
[collection]University of California, Santa Barbara, Davidson Library, Department of Special Collections
The University of California, Santa Barbara, Davidson Library, Department of Special Collections collects, maintains, preserves, and makes accessible the UCSB Libraries’ most valuable, rare, and unique materials. Included are printed materials such as books and serials, as well as manuscripts, and audio-visual materials. The department’s materials are non-circulating, but are available for research in the reading room during posted hours...
Downloads: 48,995
[collection]Edith Kaphuka - Global Lives Project
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Edith Kaphuka, a student from Ngwale Village, Zomba District, Malawi. She was 13 years old at the time of the shoot. Edith Kaphuka was a 13-year-old student at Domasi Mission Primary School in Zomba District, Malawi during her Global Lives Project shoot in 2007. The oldest of four girls, Edith has many responsibilities at her home in Ngwale Village, such as fetching water, cleaning the dishes, and gardening...
Keywords: globallivesproject; Global Lives Project; glp; globallives
Downloads: 995
[collection]Stanford University, Manuscripts Division and University Archives
The Manuscripts Division of the Department of Special Collections at Stanford University Library exists to arrange, describe, preserve, and make available documents of enduring historic value, both as intellectual items and as historical artifacts, to support the research needs of the undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and other scholars at Stanford University and beyond. To this end, the Manuscripts Division is charged with the responsibility of protecting documents in its care from da...
Downloads: 58,286
[collection]Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
The Santa Clara Valley Water District Library supports the district's mission by providing professional research services for district staff and the public, using its core reference and journal collections, satellite libraries, on-line databases, interlibrary loan, and outside experts. The library maintains a catalog database of the core and satellite libraries. The district library has an extensive collection of books, reports and other materials...
Downloads: 5,155
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